Roster: Camp Murphy

Martinl
192nd - HQ Co.

Martin, PFC Lawrence I.

PFC Lawrence Ira Martin was the son of Charles F. Martin and Lillie Westerfield-Martin and was born on February 7, 1922, in Mercer County, and was raised near Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

Lawrence was one of the original members of the 38th

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LaneH2
192nd - B Co.

Lane, Pvt. Harold D.

Pvt. Harold Dale Lane was born on November 13, 1921, in Litchfield, Illinois. He was the son of Mary Evaline Beck-Lane and Homer Lane. His family lived at 622 South 24th Avenue in Bellwood and later 142 South Eleventh Avenue

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lajzer_J
192nd - B Co.

Lajzer, Pvt. Joseph D.

Pvt. Joseph Donald Lajzer was born on October 30, 1918, in Toledo, Ohio. He was one of five sons and two daughters born to Peter and Katherine Lajzer. With his three brothers and two sisters, he lived at 3345 Maple

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LackieWarren1
194th - A Co.

Lackie, PFC Warren T.

PFC Warren T. Lackie was the son of George W. Lackie & Alma P. Palley-Lackie. He was born, with his twin brother, on September 19, 1920, in Brainerd, Minnesota. With his three brothers, he grew up in Cloquet, Minnesota.

At

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194th - HQ Co.

Kafer, PFC Otto R.

PFC Otto Robert Kafer 
Born: 5 July 1917 – Eureka, South Dakota 
Parents: Karl Kafer & Caroline Mettler-Kafer 
– family owned a clothing store 
– father died in 1925 
– mother remarried: Caroline Schiermiester 
– resided: Hazelton, South Dakota 
Siblings:

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Janes Virgil
192nd - C Co.

Janes, Cpl. Virgil C.

Cpl. Virgil Clarence Janes was the oldest of six sons born to Joseph H. Janes & Lavena J. Goode-Janes. He was born on January 29, 1920, and grew up, with his seven brothers, at 310 Harrison Street in Port Clinton,

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Hewlettowen
17th Ordnance Company

Hewlett, Tec 4 Owen M.

T/4 Owen Manley Hewlett
Born: 3 November 1902 – Anton, Kentucky
Parents: Giles B. Hewlett and Lola D. Kirkwood-Hewlett
Siblings: 3 sisters, 4 brothers
Home: Hopkins County, Kentucky
Education: 2 years of high school
Divorced
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army –

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Shaffer_c
192nd - B Co.

Shaffer, Pvt. Ralph R.

Pvt. Ralph Raymond Shaffer was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 14, 1918, to  Emory and Ellen Shaffer and grew up on the north side of Chicago at 1701 North Park Avenue Avenue and 1605 North Lawndale Avenue. He attended

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Edwards_Jim
192nd - B Co.

Edwards, Pvt. James E.

Pvt. James Ernest Edwards was born on July 6, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. William A. Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother passed away on October 17, 1918, and at some point, his father remarried

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DepaE
192nd - B Co.

Depa, Cpl. Edward G.

Cpl. Edward Gust Depa was born on September 3, 1916, Taylor County, Wisconsin, to Marek and Ludwina Depa. He was raised in Wisconsin with his three brothers and three sisters. His mother died while he was a child leaving his

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192nd - B Co.

Strompolis, Pvt. John T.

Pvt. John Strompolis was born on January 20, 1919, in Maywood, Illinois, to George T. Strompolis and Eleni M. Gounis-Strompolis. He grew up at 1916 South Sixtieth Court in Cicero, Illinois, with his three sisters and two brothers. While he

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Ross Casmo
192nd - D Co.

Casmo, Pvt. Ross Jr.

Pvt. Ross Casmo Jr. was born on September 12, 1919, in Ohio to Ross Casmo Sr. and Vinnie Mae Bidler-Casmo. During the 1920s, his mother married Roy C. Tillis, and he became a half-brother to a sister and brother. The

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